** This Society’s publications can be found in the Royal Historical Society collections in the UCL History Library
BANBURY HISTORICAL SOCIETY
BEDFORDSHIRE HISTORICAL RECORD SOCIETY **
The Bedfordshire Historical Record Society has been publishing material on the history of Bedfordshire since 1912. Our annual volumes include both well researcher articles and monographs and also a wide variety of records relating to the county, each with a helpful introduction and detailed notes. A complete list of titles is available on the website.
BERKSHIRE RECORD SOCIETY **
Enquiries to: Dr Peter Durrant, General Editor, Berkshire Record Society, c/o Berkshire Record Office, 9 Coley Avenue, Reading. RG1 6AF; email: firstname.lastname@example.org; http://www.berkshirerecordsociety.org.uk
BRISTOL AND GLOUCESTERSHIRE ARCHAEOLOGICAL SOCIETY **
BRISTOL RECORD SOCIETY **
Bristol Record Society aims to conserve the historic records of the City and County of Bristol and to make them available worldwide. In addition to more than 70 published volumes, the Society has digitised versions of all but its most recent publications on its website. Digitised copies of other works on the history of Bristol may also be found on the website.
Enquiries to: Dr Kathleen Thompson, Honorary Secretary, Bristol Record Society; Email: email@example.com; http://www.bris.ac.uk/Depts/History/bristolrecordsociety/index.htm
BUCKINGHAMSHIRE RECORD SOCIETY **
CAMDEN HISTORY SOCIETY
Camden’s local history society aims to research and describe the history of institutions, houses, people and social movements within what is now the London Borough of Camden, which includes the old boroughs of Hampstead, St Pancras and Holborn and the districts of Highgate, Kentish Town and Camden Town.
CAMBRIDGESHIRE RECORDS SOCIETY **
Enquiries to: Dr S. Bendall, The Secretary, Cambridgeshire Records Society, Cambridgeshire Archives, The Dock, Ely. CB7 4GS; tel: 01223 330 476; email: firstname.lastname@example.org; http://www.cambsrecordsociety.co.uk
CANTERBURY AND YORK SOCIETY **
The Canterbury and York Society exists to publish medieval bishops’ registers and other ecclesiastical records. It has published 100 volumes and more than fifty complete registers to date. Membership is open to all and at its AGM, a paper is given on some aspect of late medieval church history.
Enquiries to: Dr Charles Fonge, Honorary Secretary, Canterbury and York Society, Borthwick Institute for Archives, University of York, Heslington, York. YO10 5DD; email@example.com; https://www-users.york.ac.uk/~cf13/
CHETHAM SOCIETY **
The Chetham Society (founded 1843) publishes monographs and editions of documents relating to the historic counties of Lancashire and Cheshire, covering the period from the 13th to the 19th centuries and with a thematic scope embracing any aspect of the history of the region.
CHIPPING CAMPDEN HISTORY SOCIETY (CCHS)
CCHS was founded in 1984 with the object as stated in its constitution, of advancing “the education of the general public in particular in the history and archaeology of Chipping Campden and surrounding villages.”
Enquiries to: The Chairman, CCHS, The Old Police Station, High Street, Chipping Campden, Gloucestershire. GL55 6HB; tel: 01386 848 840; email via online contact form; http://www.chippingcampdenhistory.org.uk
CLARENDON HISTORICAL SOCIETY (1882-1888)
CUMBERLAND AND WESTMORLAND ANTIQUARIAN AND ARCHAEOLOGICAL SOCIETY (CWAAS) **
DERBYSHIRE ARCHAEOLOGICAL SOCIETY **
DERBYSHIRE RECORD SOCIETY **
The Derbyshire Record Society was established in 1977 to publish edited texts, monographs and pamphlets relating to the history of the county. The publishing progarmme seeks to strike a balance between different aspects of the county’s history, different parts of the country, and different periods. The society has also sought to publish material of national as well as local interest, and as well as traditional record texts, and has issued several monographs based on original research.
Enquiries to: Philip Riden, General Editor, Derbyshire Record Society, 9 Owen Falls Avenue, Chesterfield. S41 0FR; tel: 01246 554 026; email: Philip.Riden@nottingham.ac.uk; http://www.derbyshirerecordsociety.org
DEVON AND CORNWALL RECORD SOCIETY **
The Society was founded in 1904 to transcribe records relating to Devon and /or Cornwall. The Society publishes annual volumes covering many aspects of Westcountry history, which members receive. A full list is viewable on the website. Past volumes are available: contact the Administrator. Pre-war parish register transcriptions are housed in the Westcountry Studies Library, Exeter, for members’ use.
Enquiries to: the Hon. Secretary, Devon & Cornwall Record Society, Devon Heritage Centre, Great Moor House, Bittern Road, Exeter. EX2 7NL; email: firstname.lastname@example.org; http://www.devonandcornwallrecordsociety.co.uk
DORSET RECORD SOCIETY **
Dorset Record Society was founded in 1962, ‘to seek out and publish original manuscripts material and rare published printed material relating to the County of Dorset.’ Dorset Record Society does not operate by subscription, but relies on sales of stock to fund future publications.
Enquiries to: Hon. General Secretary, Dorset Record Society, c/o Dorset History Centre, Bridport Road, Dorchester, Dorset. DT1 1RP; http://www.palmyra.me.uk/DNHAS/drs.html
ESSEX ARCHAEOLOGICAL SOCIETY (1899-1964) **
GLOUCESTERSHIRE RECORD SERIES **
Enquiries to: Honorary General Secretary; email: email@example.com; https://www.bgas.org.uk/publications/gloucester-record-series
HALIFAX ANTIQUARIAN SOCIETY (1906-1917)
HAMPSHIRE RECORD SERIES **
Enquiries to: Hampshire Record Series, Hampshire Record Office, Sussex Street, Winchester. SO23 8TH; tel: 01962 846154; email via online contact form; https://www.hants.gov.uk/librariesandarchives/archives
HAMPSHIRE RECORD SOCIETY (1889-1897)
HENRY BRADSHAW SOCIETY **
Enquiries to: Dr Nicolas Bell, General Secretary, Trinity College, Cambridge. CB2 1TQ; http://www.henrybradshawsociety.org
HERTFORDSHIRE RECORD SOCIETY **
Hertfordshire is fortunate in possessing a vast number of historically important documents, dating from the early Middle Ages to the twenty-first century. Many are housed at Hertfordshire Archives and Local Studies, others in the National Archives, in various local institutions, or in private ownership. The Society, founded in 1985, aims to make Hertfordshire’s written heritage more accessible.
ISLE OF WIGHT RECORDS
Enquiries to: Isle of Wight County Record Office, 26 Hillside, Newport, Isle of Wight. PO30 2EB; tel: 01983 823820; email: firstname.lastname@example.org; https://www.iwight.com/Residents/Libraries-Cultural-and-Heritage/Records-Office/
KENT ARCHAEOLOGICAL SOCIETY **
LINCOLN RECORD SOCIETY **
LONDON RECORD SOCIETY **
The London Record Society publishes London records in an accessible and scholarly format, and seeks to stimulate public interest in London archives. It organises an annual public lecture, hosts a web site, and publishes volumes of translations, abstracts and lists of primary sources. Many volumes are now available online.
Enquiries to: Dr Helen Bradley, Hon. Secretary; http://www.londonrecordsociety.org.uk
LONDON TOPOGRAPHICAL SOCIETY **
MANX SOCIETY (1859-1893)
Although the society is no longer active, Frances Coakly has advertised her willingness to assist researchers with her own extensive collection of the volumes.
Enquiries to: Frances Coakly, email: email@example.com; http://www.isle-of-man.com/manxnotebook/manxsoc/index.htm
MIDDLESEX COUNTY RECORD SOCIETY (1886-1892)
NEWCASTLE-UPON-TYNE RECORDS COMMITTEE (1920-1934)
NORFOLK RECORD SOCIETY **
The Norfolk Record Society, an unincorporated charity, exists to encourage the study and preservation of Norfolk records and to publish editions of documents relating to the history of the county. Since its formation it has published annually a transcript of a significant and sometimes unusual manuscript or collection of manuscripts. The series now covers a time-span ranging from the twelfth to the twentieth century. All volumes are carefully edited, comprehensively indexed and include introductions explaining the background to the documents they present.
Enquiries to: Dr G. Alan Metters, Honorary Secretary, Norfolk Record Society, c/o 29 Cintra Road, Norwich. NR1 4AE; email: firstname.lastname@example.org; http://www.norfolkrecordsociety.org.uk
NORTHAMPTONSHIRE RECORD SOCIETY**
Enquiries to: Mr D. Harries, Secretary, Northamptonshire Record Society, Northamptonshire Record Office, Wootton Hall Park, Northampton. NN4 8BQ; tel. 01604 762297; email: email@example.com; http://www.northamptonshirerecordsociety.org.uk
NORTH RIDING RECORD SOCIETY (1884-1897)
OXFORDSHIRE HISTORICAL SOCIETY **
The Society exists to publish archives, historical texts, bibliographical tools and studies (from all periods) relating to Oxford – the City as much as the University, its Halls and Colleges – and the neighbouring villages and towns in pre-1972 Oxfordshire.
OXFORDSHIRE RECORD SOCIETY **
The Oxfordshire Record Society was founded in 1919. In 2019, it celebrated 100 years of publishing primary sources for the history of the county of Oxfordshire, and raising awareness and understanding of this vital evidence of the historic county.
Enquiries to: Secretary, firstname.lastname@example.org
PORTSMOUTH RECORD SERIES **
Portsmouth Record Series exists to make the written sources for the city’s history widely available. It seeks especially to publish records sufficiently unusual to be of wider than local interest or records of types found elsewhere but not published. The series consists of calendars, catalogues and indexes.
Enquiries to: Portsmouth History Centre and Records Office, Central Library, Guidlhall Square, Portsmouth, PO1 2DX; tel: 023 9268 8046; email: email@example.com; https://www.portsmouth.gov.uk/services/libraries/portsmouth-history-centre-and-records-office/
RECORD SOCIETY OF LANCASHIRE AND CHESHIRE **
RUTLAND LOCAL HISTORY AND RECORD SOCIETY
The Rutland Local History and Record Society originated in the 1930s. Its main aims are to promote all aspects of the history and archaeology of the historical county of Rutland and its immediate area. It does this by holding regular meetings and lectures (arranged jointly with the Friends of the Rutland County Museum), and special events. These include an annual full-day meeting in a Rutland village, history walks and visits to other places of interest. It has a small library of local history material, houses at the Rutland County Museum in Oakham, which complements the holdings of the museum and can be consulted by arrangement.
Enquiries to: Jill Kimber, Secretary, Rutland Local History and Record Society, c/o Rutland County Museum, Catmose Street, Oakham, Rutland. LE15 6HW; email: firstname.lastname@example.org; http://www.rutlandhistory.org
SHROPSHIRE RECORD SERIES **
Enquiries to: Dr Fran Bumpus, General Editor, Shropshire Records Series, Room CBA1.017, Chancellor’s Building, Keele University, Staffordshire. ST5 5BG; tel: 01782 733700; email: email@example.com; https://www.keele.ac.uk/hss/research/journals/theshropshirerecordseries/
SOCIETY OF ANTIQUARIES OF LONDON **
The Society of Antiquaries of London was founded in by Royal Charter in 1751. Its remit is the encouragement, advancement and furtherance of the study and knowledge of the antiquities and history of this and other countries.
SOCIETY OF ANTIQUARIES, NEWCASTLE-UPON-TYNE
Enquiries to: Society of Antiquaries, Newcastle-Upon-Tyne, Great North Museum: Hancock, Barras Bridge, Newcastle-Upon-Tyne. NE2 4PT; email: firstname.lastname@example.org; http://www.newcastle-antiquaries.org.uk
SOCIÉTÉ JERSIAISE **
SOMERSET RECORD SOCIETY **
Enquiries to: William Hancock, Honorary Secretary, Somerset RecordSociety, c/o Somerset Heritage Centre, Brunel Way, Norton Fitzwarren, Taunton. TA2 6SF; tel: 01823 680197; please send emails to: email@example.com; https://somersetrecordsociety.org.uk
SOUTHAMPTON RECORDS SERIES **
Enquiries to: Southampton Records Series, Department of History, Building 65, University of Southampton, Avenue Campus, Southampton SO17 1BF; email: firstname.lastname@example.org; https://www.southampton.ac.uk/history/research/projects/southampton_records_series.page
STAFFORDSHIRE RECORD SOCIETY **
Enquiries to: Matthew Blake, Honorary Secretary, Staffordshire Record Society, c/o The William Salt Library, Eastgate Street, Stafford. ST16 2LZ; email: email@example.com; http://www.s-h-c.org.uk/
SUFFOLK RECORDS SOCIETY **
SURREY RECORD SOCIETY **
Enquiries to: Honorary Secretary, Surrey Record Society, c/o Surrey History Centre, 130 Goldsworth Road, Woking, Surrey. GU21 1ND; tel: 01483 518737; email: firstname.lastname@example.org; https://www.surreycc.gov.uk/culture-and-leisure/history-centre/record-society/publications
SURTEES SOCIETY **
The Surtees Society is dedicated to the publication of manuscripts illustrative of the history of the area of the former kingdom of Northumbria north east England, principally of County Durham and Northumberland. The Society was founded in 1834 in honour of Robert Surtees of Mainsforth (1779-1834), the author of The History and Antiquities of the County Palatine of Durham (1816-1840). Volumes continue to be published regularly, and new contributors are invited to contact the Secretary.
SUSSEX RECORD SOCIETY **
The Sussex Record Society was founded in 1901 with the aim of increasing the accessibility of the historical records of the county of Sussex by publishing original records found in national and local archive repositories, as well as privately owned sources.
The Thoresby Society’s aims are to promote interest and research into the history of Leeds and its neighbourhood, and to collect, preserve and make available books, documents and other materials relating to the history of Leeds. The Society publishes annually articles, research papers and documents relating to the history of Leeds.
THOROTON SOCIETY **
WILTSHIRE RECORD SOCIETY **
THE WOOLHOPE CLUB
The county archaeological, antiquarian and natural history society of Herefordshire. Founded in 1851.
WORCESTERSHIRE HISTORICAL SOCIETY **
Enquiries to: Vicky Fletcher, Hon. Secretary, Worcestershire Historical Society, Worcestershire Archive and Archaeology Service (Archives), The Hive, Sawmill Walk, The Butts, Worcester. WR1 3PD; email: email@example.com; https://www.worcestershirehistoricalsociety.co.uk/
YORKSHIRE ARCHAEOLOGICAL AND HISTORICAL SOCIETY **
The Society publishes an annual journal, monographs and reports and two record series, Wakefield Court Rolls and the YAS Record Series.
Enquiries to: General Secretary, Yorkshire Archaeological and Historical Society, Stringer House, 34 Lupton Street, Hunslet, Leeds. LS10 2QW; tel: 01132 457910; email: firstname.lastname@example.org; http://www.yahs.org.uk